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Embracing Monsoon Season in Korea

Posted on Mon, Jul 18, 2016 @ 01:00 PM

Rain Rain go away! Now that we are in the midst of summer, monsoon season in Korea seems to be finally kicking up. Korea experiences four distinct seasons, with monsoon/the rainy season beginning in the middle of June. "Jangma, 장마" aka the rainy season brings heavy rainfall with lots of heat and humidity. Seoul experiences an annual precipitation average of about 1373 mm, mostly during July and August.

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Tags: pc bang, Jjimjilbang, Cafes

"Bang": One of the first Words you Should Learn in Korea

Posted on Mon, Sep 29, 2014 @ 10:54 AM

The word ‘bang’ in Korean () is one of the words that most foreigners should know once arriving to Korea. This word means ‘room’ and it can be attached to many different types of places where people can gather and spend their weekends or afternoons. Here are the 4 types of ‘bang’ you should know and some of my favorite ones.

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Tags: Korean culture, teaching in Korea, Activities to do in Korea, karaoke, pc bang, pc room, Jjimjilbang, noraebang, Weekend activities in Korea

Amazing Discoveries in Korea: PC Rooms

Posted on Fri, Apr 04, 2014 @ 09:58 PM

Remember the time when internet cafes were a thing? And we had to actually go use them because you didn't have a computer at home or the local library was closed? Well, Korea has taken the idea of an internet cafe and taken it up a few notches in the form of a PC bang, or room. After hearing about PC rooms from my students for years, my boyfriend and I finally ventured into one in our neighborhood, only to be very impressed...  

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Tags: video games, gaming in Korea, Videogames Korea, pc bang, pc room, internet cafe

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